Journal Articles



A comparison of para, meta, and ortho-carborane centred non-fullerene acceptors for organic solar cells. F. Aniés, F. Furlan, Z. Qiao, V. Pirela, M. Bidwell, M. Rimmele, J. Martin, N. Gasparini, M. Heeney. J. Mater. Chem. C., 2023, 10.1039/D2TC05018H

Polymerization within Nanoporous Anodized Alumina Oxide Templates (AAO): A Critical Survey. C. Mijangos, J. Martín. Polymers 2023, 15(3), 525;



 Unraveling the Influence of the Preexisting Molecular Order on the Crystallization of Semiconducting Semicrystalline Poly(9,9-di-n-octylfluorenyl-2,7-diyl (PFO). V. Pirela, M. Campoy-Quiles, A. J. Müller, J. Martín. Chem. Mater. 2022, 34, 23, 10744–10751

Impact of oxidation-induced ordering on the electrical and mechanical properties of a polythiophene co-processed with bistriflimidic acid. S. Hultmark, M. Craighero, S.h Zokaei,   D. Kim, E. Järsvall,   F. Farooqi,   S. Marina,  R. Kroon, J. Martin, I. Zozoulenko, C. Müller  J. Mater. Chem. C, 2022, DOI: 10.1039/D2TC03927C

Correlating acceptor structure and blend nanostructure with the photostability of nonfullerene organic solar cells. SHK Paleti, S Hultmark, N Ramos, N Gasparini, AH Emwas, J Martin, Christian Müller, Derya Baran. Solar RRL, 2200436

Design Rules for Polymer Blends with High Thermoelectric Performance. Osnat Zapata-Arteaga, Sara Marina, Guangzheng Zuo, Kai Xu, Bernhard Dörling, Luis Alberto Pérez, Juan Sebastián Reparaz, Jaime Martín, Martijn Kemerink, Mariano Campoy-Quiles. Advanced Energy Materials

Gold(III) Porphyrin Was Used as an Electron Acceptor for Efficient Organic Solar Cells. V. Cuesta, M. Kumar Singh, E.Gutierrez-Fernandez, J. Martín, R.Domínguez, P. de la Cruz*, G. D. Sharma*, F. Langa. ACS Appl. Mater. Interface, 2022

Comparing the microstructure and photovoltaic performance of 3 perylene imide acceptors with similar energy levels but different packing tendencies. R Adel, E Gala, MJ Alonso-Navarro, E Gutierrez, J Martin, M Stella, E. Martinez-Ferrero, A. de la Peña, A. Harbuzaru, M. Mar Ramos, R.Ponce Ortiz, J. L. Segura,M. Campoy-Quiles. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2022, 10, 1698-1710. 10.1039/D1TC05037K

Y6 Organic Thin-Film Transistors with Electron Mobilities of 2.4 cm2 V−1 s−1 via Microstructural Tuning. E. Gutierrez-Fernandez, A. D. Scaccabarozzi, A. Basu, E. Solano, T. D. Anthopoulos, J. Martín*, Advanced Science, 2021,

Semi-paracrystallinity in semi-conducting polymers. S. Marina, E. Gutierrez, J. Gutierrez, M. Gobbi, N. Ramos, E. Solano, J. Rech, W. You, L. E. Hueso, A. Tercjak, H. Ade and J. Martin, Mater. Horizons, (2022), DOI: 10.1039/D1MH01349A




Crystallization-Induced Gelling as a Method to 4D Print Low-Water-Content Non-isocyanate Polyurethane Hydrogels, N. Fanjul-Mosteirín, R. Aguirresarobe, N. Sadaba, A. Larrañaga, E. Marin, J.Martin, N. Ramos-Gomez, M. C. Arno, H. Sardon*, and A. P. Dove Chemistry of Materials

Influence of Backbone Curvature on the Organic Electrochemical Transistor Performance of Glycolated Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polymers, Angewandte Chemie International Edition  2021. Bowen Ding, Gunwoo Kim, Youngseok Kim, Flurin D. Eisner, Edgar Gutiérrez-Fernández, Jaime Martín, Myung-Han Yoon, Martin Heeney

Polymorphism in Non-Fullerene Acceptors Based on Indacenodithienothiophene. Sara Marina, Alberto D. Scaccabarozzi, Edgar Gutierrez-Fernandez, Eduardo Solano, Aditi Khirbat, Laura Ciammaruchi, Amaia Iturrospe, Alex Balzer, Liyang Yu, Elena Gabirondo, Xavier Monnier, Haritz Sardon, Thomas D. Anthopoulos, Mario Caironi, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Christian Müller, Daniele Cangialosi, Natalie Stingelin, Jaime Martin. Advanced Functional Materials. 2021

Photophysical and structural modulation of poly (3-hexylthiophene) nanoparticles via surfactant-polymer interaction, Edgar Gutiérrez-Fernández, Tiberio A Ezquerra, Esther Rebollar, Jing Cui, Sara Marina, Jaime Martín, Aurora Nogales Polymer 2021, 218, 123515

Physical Aging Behavior of a Glassy Polyether. Xavier Monnier, Sara Marina, Xabier Lopez de Pariza, Haritz Sardón, Jaime Martin, Daniele Cangialosi. Polymers. 2021, 13, 954



Decoupled ion mobility in nano-confined ionic plastic crystal. Haijin Zhu, Aleksandra Grzelak, Ruhamah Yunis, Jaime Martín, Maria Forsyth. Mater. Adv., 2020,1, 3398-3405.

The Importance of Quantifying the Composition of the Amorphous Intermixed Phase in Organic Solar Cells. Sara Marina, Noemi Kaufmann, Akchheta Karki, Elizabeth Gutiérrez-Meza, Edgar Gutiérrez-Fernández, Joachim Vollbrecht, Eduardo Solano, Barnaby Walker, James H Bannock, John de Mello, Carlos Silva, Quyen Nguyen, Daniele Cangialosi, Natalie Stingelin, Jaime Martín. Advanced Materials, 2020, 32, 2005241.

Suppressing Co-Crystallization of Halogenated Non-Fullerene Acceptors for Thermally Stable Ternary Solar Cells. S. Hultmark, S. H. K. Paleti, A. Harillo, S. Marina, F. A. A. Nugroho, Y. Liu, L. K. E. Ericsson, R. Li, J. Martín, J. Bergqvist, C. Langhammer, F. Zhang, L. Yu, M. Campoy-Quiles, E. Moons, D. Baran, C. Müller, Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, n/a, 2005462.

Structure dependent photostability of ITIC and ITIC-4F. L. Ciammaruchi, O. Zapata-Arteaga, E. Gutiérrez-Fernández, J. Martin and M. Campoy-Quiles, Mater. Adv., 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0MA00458H.

Physical Aging and Glass Transition of the Rigid Amorphous Fraction in Poly(l-lactic acid).Xavier Monnier, Dario Cavallo, Maria Cristina Righetti, Maria Laura Di Lorenzo, Sara Marina, Jaime Martin, Daniele Cangialosi. Macromolecules. 2020

Reduction of the lattice thermal conductivity of polymer semiconductors by molecular doping. Osnat Zapata-Arteaga, Aleksandr Perevedentsev, Sara Marina, Jaime Martin, Juan Sebastian Reparaz, and Mariano Campoy-Quiles. ACS Energy Lett2020 (

Direct-Writing of Organic Field-Effect Transistors on Plastic Achieving 22 MHz Transition Frequency"by Passarella, Bianca; Scaccabarozzi, Alberto ; Giorgio, Michele; Perinot, Andrea; Marina Barbier, Sara; Martin, Jaime; Caironi, Mario. Flex. Print. Electron. 2020, 5 034001 (

Synthesis and Characterization of Fully Biobased Copolyether Polyols. A. Basterretxea, X. Lopez de Pariza, E. Gabirondo, S. Marina, J. Martin, A. Etxeberria, D. Mecerreyes, H. Sardon Industrial & Engineering Chemical Research 2020, 59, 23, 10746 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c00723

Closing the Stability–Performance Gap in Organic Thermoelectrics by Adjusting the Partial to Integer Charge Transfer Ratio. O. Zapata-Arteaga, B. Dörling, A. Perevedentsev, J. Martín, J. S. Reparaz, M. Campoy-Quiles, Macromolecules 2020, 53 (2), 609.



Microstructural control suppresses thermal activation of electron transport at room temperature in polymer transistors. A. Luzio, F. Nübling, J. Martin, D. Fazzi, P. Selter, E. Gann, C. R McNeill, M. Brinkmann, M. Hansen, N. Stingelin, M. Sommer, M. Caironi Nature Communications 2019, 10, 3365.

Synthesis of self-healable waterborne isocyanate-free poly (hydroxyurethane)-based supramolecular networks by ionic interactions. A. Bossion, I. Olazabal, R. Aguirresarobe, S. Marina, J. Martín, L. Irusta, D. Taton, H. Sardon. Polymer Chemistry, 2019, 10, 2723.

Diffusion-Limited Crystallization: A Rationale for the Thermal Stability of Non-Fullerene Solar Cells. Yu, L.;Qian, D.;Marina, S.;Nugroho, F.;Sharma, A.;Hultmark, S.;Hofmann, A.;Kroon, R.;Benduhn, J.;Smilgies, D.;Vandewal, K.;Andersson, M..;Langhammer, C.;Martín, J.;Gao, F.;Müller, C. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019, 11, 21766.

Managing Local Order in Semiconducting Polymer Blends via Polarity Contrast. Dyson, M.; Lariou E. ; Martin, J.; Li, R.; Erothu, H.; Wantz, G.; Topham, P.; Dautel, O.; Hayes, S.; Stavrinou, P.; Stingelin, N. Chemistry of Materials 2019, 31, 6540.



Gecko-like Branched Polymeric Nanostructures from Nanoporous Templates. I. Blaszczyk-Lezak, D. Juanes, J. Martín, C. Mijangos. Langmuir 2018, 34, 38, 11449.

CO2 Selective PolyActive Membrane: Thermal Transitions and Gas Permeance as a Function of Thickness. M. Rahman, C. Abetz, S. Shishatskiy, J. Martin, A. J. Müller, V. Abetz, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018, 10, 26733.

Direct Calorimetric Observation of the Rigid Amorphous Fraction in a Semiconducting Polymer. J. Martín, N. Stingelin, D. Cangialosi. Journal of Chysical Chemistry Letters, 2018, 9, 5, 990.

Anion-Induced N-doping of Naphthalenediimide Polymer Semiconductor in Organic Thin Film Transistors. M. Heeney, Y. H., Z. Fei, Y.-H. Lin, J. Martin, T. Anthopoulos, F. Tuna NPJ Flexible Electronics, 2018, 2, 11

Temperature-dependence of persistence length affects phenomenological descriptions of aligning interactions in nematic semiconducting polymers J. Martin, E. C. Davidson, C. Greco, W. Xu, J. H. Bannock, A. Agirre, J. de Mello, R.A. Segalman, N. Stingelin, and K. Ch. Daoulas. Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30 (3), 748.

On the Effect of Confinement on the Structure and Properties of Small-Molecular Organic Semiconductors, J. Martín*, M. Dyson, O. G. Reid,, R. Li, A. Nogales, D.-M. Smilgies, C. Silva, G. Rumbles, A. Amassian, N. Stingelin, Advanced Electronic Materials 2018, 4, 1700308.



Manipulating Semicrystalline Polymers in Confinement,  N. Shingne, M. Geuss, T. Thurn-Albrecht, H.-W. Schmidt, C. Mijangos, M. Steinhart*, and J. Martín*. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2017, 121, 7723.

Relaxations and Relaxor-Ferroelectric-Like Response of Nanotubularly Confined Poly(vinylidene fluoride), J. Martín*, A. Iturrospe, A. Cavallaro, A. Arbe, N. Stingelin, T. A. Ezquerra, C. Mijangos, A. Nogales Chemistry of Materials. 2017, 29 (8), 3515.

New 3,3'-(ethane-1, 2-diylidene)bis(indolin-2-one) (EBI)-based small molecule semiconductors for organic solar cells. M. Le Borgne, J. Quinn, J. Martin, N. Stingelin, Y. Li, G. Wantz. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, 5, 5143

Solid-state processing of delta-PVDF  J. Martín, D. Zhao, T. Lenz, I. Katsouras, N. Stingelin, D. M. de Leeuw, Materials Horizons, 2017, 4, 408.

Origin of fullerene-induced vitrification of fullerene:donor polymer photovoltaic blends and its impact on solar cell performance. P. Westacott, N. D. Treat, J. Martin, J. H. Bannock, J. C. de Mello, M. Chabinyc, A. B. Sieval, J. J. Michels, N. Stingelin, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 2689.

Synthesis and properties of a novel narrow band gap oligomeric diketopyrrolopyrrole-based organic semiconductor, M. Le Borgne, J. Quinn, J. Martin, N. Stingelin, G. Wantz, Y. Li, Dyes and Pigments, 2017, 131, 160.



Doping of Deep HOMO Indenopyrazine Polymers via Lewis Acid complexation: A Simple Method for Improving the Performance of Organic Thin-Film Transistors. Y. Han, G. Barnes, J. Martin, M Al-Hashimi, S. Y. AlQaradawi, T. D. Anthopoulos, M. Heeney, Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28 (21), pp 8016.

Conjugated co-polymers of vinylene flanked naphthalene diimide, Z. Fei, Y, Han, J. Martin Pérez, F. Scholes, M. Al-Hashimi, S. AlQaradawi, N. Stingelin, T. Antopoulos, M. Heeney, Macromolecules 2016, 49 (17), 6384.

Confinement effect on crystalline features of poly Poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene), J. Martin*, A. Scaccabarozzi, A. Nogales, R. Li, D.-M. Smilgies, N. Stingelin. European Polymer Journal 2016, 81, 650. (INVITED PAPER).

A Review on the Progress of Polymer Nanostructures with Modulates Morphologies and Properties, Using Nanoporous AAO Templates, C. Mijangos, R. Hernández and J. Martin, Progress in Polymer Science, 2016, 54-55, 148. (INVITED PAPER)

The fingerprint of Te-rich and stoichiometric Bi2Te3 nanowires by Raman spectroscopy, C. Rodr ıguez-Fernandez, M. M. de Lima Jr., A. Cantarero, C. V. Manzano, J. Martın, and M. Martin-Gonzalez, Nanotechnology, 2016, 27 075706.



Ordered 3D nanoarchitectures in anodic porous alumina.  J. Martín*, M.S. Martín-González, J.F. Fernandez, O. Caballero-Calero, Nature Communications 2014, 5, 5130

Decrease in Thermal Conductivity in Polymeric P3HT Nanowires by Size-Reduction as Revealed by 3-ω Scanning Thermal Microscopy: New Approaches Towards Organic Heat Filter Engineering. M. Muñoz Rojo, J. Martín, S. Grauby, S. Dilhaire. M.S. Martín-González. Nanoscale 2014, 6, 7858-7865.

Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Nanowires in Porous Alumina: Internal structure under Two-dimensional Confinement. J. Martín*, M. Campoy-Quiles, A. Nogales, M. Garriga, M.I. Alonso, A.R. Goñi. M.S. Martín-González. Soft Matter 2014, 10, 3335.

Fabrication and Mechanical Properties of Semi-Free-Standing (Conjugated) Polymer Thin Films. J. Martín*, M. Encinar, M. Muñoz, M. Calleja, M.S. Martín-González. Langmuir 2014, 30, 5217–5223. Featured as the cover story.



Ultra narrow 12 nm diameter pore self-ordered  alumina templates. C. V. Manzano,  J. Martín,  M. Martín-González.  Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2013, 108, 177-183.

Directional crystallization of 20 nm width polymer nanorods by the inducement of heterogeneous nuclei at their tips. J. Martín*, A. Nogales, C. Mijangos, Macromolecules 2013, 46, 7415.

The smectic-isotropic transition of P3HT determines the formation of nanowires or nanotubes into porous templates. J. Martín*, A. Nogales, M. Martín-González. Macromolecules 2013, 46, 1477.



High-Aspect-Ratio and Highly Ordered 15-nm Porous Alumina Templates. J. Martín, C.V. Manzano, O. Caballero-Calero, M. Martín-González. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2012, 5, 72-79.

Ordered arrays of polymeric nanopores by using inverse nanostructured PTFE surfaces. J. Martin, M. S. Martín-González, A. del Campo, J.J.Reinosa, J.F. Fernández. Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 385305.

Tailored polymer-based nanorods and nanotubes by “template synthesis”: from preparation to applications. J. Martín, J. Maiz, J. Sacristán, C. Mijangos, Polymer 2012, 53 (6) 1149. Times cited = 69. (Feature Article) (featured as the cover story). (INVITED PAPER)

The use of PEEK nanorod arrays for the fabrication of nanoporous surfaces under high temperature: SiNx example. J. Martin*, M.S. Martín-González. Nanoscale 2012, 4, 5608.

Confinement effects on the crystallization of poly(ethylene oxide) nanotubes. J. Maiz, J. Martín, C. Mijangos. Langmuir 2012, 28, 12296-12303.

In-depth study of self-ordered porous alumina in the 140-400 nm pore diameter range. J. Martín*, C.V. Manzano, M. Martín-González. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2012, 151, 311.

Fabrication and characterization of polymer-based magnetic composite nanotubes and nanorods.J. Martín, M. Hernández-Vélez, C. Luna, A. Muñoz, M. Vázquez, C Mijangos, European Polymer Journal 2012, 48, 712.

The crystallization of confined polymers and block copolymers infiltrated within alumina nanotube templates. R.M. Michell, A.T. Lorenzo, A.J. Müller, M.-C. Lin, H.-L. Chen, I. Blaszczyk-Lezak, J. Martín, C. Mijangos, Macromolecules 2012, 451, 1517.



Direct observation of confined chain dynamics by neutron scattering. J. Martín, M. Krutyeva, M. Monchenbusch, A. Arbe, J. Allgaier, A. Radulescu, P. Falus, C. Mijangos, J. Colmenero, D. Richter, Physical Review Letters 2010, 104, 197801.

Cellular interactions of biodegradable nanorod arrays prepared by nondestructive extraction from nanoporous alumina. S. Grimm, J. Martín, G. Rodriguez, M. Fernández, K. Mathwig, R.B. Wehrspohn,U. Gösele, J. San Roman, C. Mijangos. M Steinhart. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2010, 20, 3171. featured as the cover story.



Ordered arrays of magnetic polymer-based nanorods by template synthesis. J. Martín*, M.Vázquez, M. Hernández-Vélez, C. Mijangos, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2009, 9, 5898.

Segmental dynamics of semicrystalline poly(vinylidene fluoride) nanorods. J. Martín, C. Mijangos, A. Sanz, T. Ezquerra, A. Nogales, Macromolecules 2009, 42, 5395.

Neutron scattering study of the dynamics of a polymer melt under nanoscopic confinement. M. Krutyeva, J. Martin, A. Arbe, J. Colmenero, C. Mijangos, G. Schneider, T. Unruh, Y. Su, D. Richter, Journal of Chemical Physics 2009, 131, 174901.

Tailored polymer-based nanofibers and nanotubes by means of different infiltration methods into alumina nanopores. J. Martín, C. Mijangos, Langmuir 2009, 25, 1181.



One dimensional magnetopolymeric nanostructures with tailored sizes. J. Martín*, M. Vázquez, M. Hernández-Vélez, C. Mijangos, Nanotechnology 2008,19, 175304.


Book Chapters

Effects of Polymer Confinement in AAO nanocavities on the microstructure and properties of polymer materials. J. Martin, R. Hernández, C. Mijangos (in Press). In the volume: “Soft Matter under Confinements and at Interfaces”. Editor: Patrick Huber. World Scientific Journals Editorial, 2017 (in press)

Non-equilibrium Structure Affects Ferroelectric Behaviour in Confined Polymers.  D. E. Marinez-Tong, A. Sanz, J. Martin, T. E. Ezquerra, A. Nogales. In the volume: Non-equilibrium Phenomena in Confined Soft Matter. Editor: Simone Napolitano. Springer, 2015 ISBN 978-3-319-21948-6

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